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■(JI) 'Rose Queen'

1989, Society for Japanese Irises

'Rose Queen' (Society for Japanese Irises, R. 1989) JI (3 falls diploid), 38" (97 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards rose pink (RHS 77D); falls rose pink (77D) veined darker (77B), giving overall effect of 77C, yellow green (154B) signal. Unknown parentage.

note: Originally introduced in 1915 under erroneous name I. laevigata 'Rose Queen'.

See below:

2012-07-05 Iris ensata Rose Queen - CompressedRose QueenPhoto by Rowden Gardens-EnglandPhoto scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collectionPhoto scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collectionPhoto by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5Photo by Geles Iris Garden-LithuaniaPhoto by Iris of Sissinghurst-United KingdomPhoto by Sans Souci NurseryPhoto by Cascadia Iris GardensPhoto by Cascadia Iris GardensPhoto by Cascadia Iris GardensPhoto by Cascadia Iris GardensPhoto by John Jearrard -JearrardPhoto by John Jearrard -JearrardPhoto by John Jearrard -JearrardPhoto by John Jearrard -JearrardPhoto by Jean Claude Jacob-Saint-Pol de Leon-France
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References:

Awaiting original catalog description
 

Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
Hardiness Zones 4-8 for most varieties, Some Japanese cultivars tolerate colder, others tolerate warmer zones (please comment in comment box with your location if this cultivar grows well in zone 3, 4, 9, or 10.)
Exposure Prefers full sun for optimal performance, may still bloom in half-day shade
Water: Prefers well drained but moist good garden soil, More tolerant of dry conditions in established plants, Needs swampy conditions especially in Spring bloom season.
PH Prefers Acid solis 6.1 to 7.0, intolerant of limy soils
Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on organic soils.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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-- LaurieFrazer - 2010-05-02
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Rose Queen.jpgjpg Rose Queen.jpg manage 3 MB 25 Jun 2020 - 20:24 LarWest  
RoseQueen3.jpgjpg RoseQueen3.jpg manage 62 K 25 Nov 2013 - 16:53 TerryLaurin Photo by Sans Souci Nursery
rosequeen01.jpgjpg rosequeen01.jpg manage 26 K 09 Oct 2014 - 16:02 TerryLaurin Photo by Rowden Gardens-England
rosequeen02.JPGJPG rosequeen02.JPG manage 75 K 16 Jun 2014 - 19:02 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
rosequeen03.JPGJPG rosequeen03.JPG manage 75 K 16 Jun 2014 - 19:04 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
rosequeen04.JPGJPG rosequeen04.JPG manage 41 K 18 Jun 2014 - 21:45 TerryLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
rosequeen05.jpgjpg rosequeen05.jpg manage 137 K 19 Mar 2019 - 22:05 TerryLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5
rosequeen06.JPGJPG rosequeen06.JPG manage 97 K 01 Apr 2019 - 19:32 TerryLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5
rosequeen1.jpgjpg rosequeen1.jpg manage 124 K 13 Mar 2017 - 15:41 TerryLaurin Photo by Geles Iris Garden-Lithuania
rosequeen2.jpgjpg rosequeen2.jpg manage 35 K 27 Mar 2013 - 02:28 TerryLaurin Photo by Iris of Sissinghurst-United Kingdom
rosequeen3.JPGJPG rosequeen3.JPG manage 933 K 11 Dec 2017 - 20:16 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
rosequeen30.JPGJPG rosequeen30.JPG manage 139 K 26 Dec 2023 - 02:56 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
rosequeen31.JPGJPG rosequeen31.JPG manage 123 K 26 Dec 2023 - 02:56 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
rosequeen32.JPGJPG rosequeen32.JPG manage 289 K 26 Dec 2023 - 02:56 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
rosequeen5.JPGJPG rosequeen5.JPG manage 31 K 01 Oct 2023 - 01:19 TerryLaurin Photo by John Jearrard -Jearrard's Herbal-United Kingdom
rosequeen50.JPGJPG rosequeen50.JPG manage 52 K 01 Oct 2023 - 01:19 TerryLaurin Photo by John Jearrard -Jearrard's Herbal-United Kingdom
rosequeen51.JPGJPG rosequeen51.JPG manage 62 K 01 Oct 2023 - 01:19 TerryLaurin Photo by John Jearrard -Jearrard's Herbal-United Kingdom
rosequeen52.JPGJPG rosequeen52.JPG manage 33 K 01 Oct 2023 - 01:19 TerryLaurin Photo by John Jearrard -Jearrard's Herbal-United Kingdom
rosequeen7.JPGJPG rosequeen7.JPG manage 136 K 15 Jun 2024 - 01:43 TerryLaurin Photo by Jean Claude Jacob-Saint-Pol de Leon-France
Topic revision: r26 - 15 Jun 2024, TerryLaurin
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